Black Bean Brownies

Vegan Black Bean Brownies

This past spring I ran a half marathon for the second time in my life, I even beat my personal record by quite a bit, but that’s another story. At the finish line of the race they had black bean brownies for the runners, the recipe for which had been …

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How to Apply a Real Ribbon Border

For years I have been using real satin/matte ribbon as borders on my wedding cakes. This is a great way to add color to buttercream or fondant cakes without using any food coloring. It’s also a great way to incorporate the wedding colors when the bride has the exact ribbon …

Bolo De Fuba

Bolo de Fuba Recipe

With all the world cup fever going on I thought I should get into the spirit somehow. I’m not much of a …

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How To Make Filled Cupcakes

There are a number of ways one can make filled cupcakes. Many involved coring out the center of the  cupcake, removing a …

Rose Pistachio Cookies

Vegan Rose Pistachio Cookies

These vegan rose pistachio cookies are an adaptation of a recipe from Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook. The original recipe used rose …

Minnie Mouse Cupcakes

Minnie Mouse Cupcakes How-To

I made these adorable Minnie Mouse cupcakes for a first birthday party. They were really easy to make so I’ve included the …